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Collaborative Partnerships to Promote Leadership Diversity

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, April 11, 2014
The Greenville Chamber’s second annual ACE Leadership Symposium is upon us and I could not be more excited. The event will be held at the TD Convention Center on April 22, 2014 featuring workshops from 10:00 to 11:15 am and a culmination ...

Greenville Hosts International Delegation

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Wednesday, April 2, 2014
While International Month in Greenville officially ends March 31, the international focus on our globally-connected city continues into April. Last night, more than 40 leaders from business, education and government from 18 countries in Latin ...

No April Fools..."Put it Down. Just Drive."

Posted by: Marion Mann on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The City of Greenville's Distracted Driving Ordinance went into effect today, April 1st.The rules....The ordinance specifically prohibits the use of hand-held mobile devices while operating a vehicle, which includes not only while the vehicle is in ...

The Social Side of Business by Maggie Hodges

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Friday, March 28, 2014
Leveraging social media to enhance traditional business practices.Twelve percent. That’s the percentage of businesses in a recent study who classified themselves as effectively using social media. While the ever-growing importance of social ...

Young Professional Perspective: House of Cards & Personal Brand

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Those that have watched Netflix’s hit show House of Cards can understand why the show’s title is perfect. The lead character, Frank Underwood, plays puppet-master by manipulating powerful people with indifference to breaking U.S. law ...

Work Ready Communities – A Strategy for Improving Community Prosperity

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Tuesday, March 18, 2014
America’s skills gap isn’t going to close itself. -ACT, Inc. In 2011, a Deloitte survey of 1,123 executives conducted on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) revealed several troubling points: 600,000 U.S. ...

Face of the Future

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The face of the future is radically changing in America. But what does it mean to live, work, think and believe, to manage and lead, and finally to innovate and create in the world of the future? Join the Greenville Chamber for an opportunity to ...

A Young Professional's Perspective: The Importance of Connecting IRL

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Monday, March 10, 2014
The internet can suck you in, can’t it? Our online interactions through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin are increasingly common and captivating. It has become the norm to connect with friends, coworkers, ...

A Guest Blog Post from our March 6 NETnight Featured Non-Profit Homes of Hope

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, March 4, 2014
As an Oregonian now residing in Greenville, I’ve come to realize that Greenville is truly a unique city. Not only are there dozens of charities working to address various community needs, but Greenville consistently sets state-wide records for ...

Fun with HR Laws and Your Crazy Employees

Posted by: Darlene Parker on Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Greenville Chamber, the Upstate Employers Network and Ogletree Deakins, working together, managed to educate and entertain a record crowd of 350 attendees with the latest updates on HR law at the 19th annual Human Resources Law Update held this ...
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